Potpourri

Pull out the sheet pan for a homemade twist to pizza night

Pull out the sheet pan for a homemade twist to pizza night

Associated PressFebruary 16, 2021

If you’ve gotten used to cooking at home more this year, then consider switching things up on pizza night and making it yourself on a sheet pan. Not only will…

Gretchen’s table: Pork pot stickers with soy-garlic dipping sauce

Gretchen’s table: Pork pot stickers with soy-garlic dipping sauce

mcclatchyFebruary 9, 2021

By Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “I hate dumplings,” said no one, ever. Pierogies, ravioli, wontons — we all love plump and tender dough pockets stuffed with juicy, flavorful fillings. Which…

Recipe: Frozen peas, canned tomatoes create healthy, penny-pinching dish

Recipe: Frozen peas, canned tomatoes create healthy, penny-pinching dish

mcclatchyFebruary 5, 2021

By Ligaya Figueras, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Nutritious eating on a dime is the premise of Melanie Lionello’s recently published cookbook, “Frugal Mediterranean Cooking: Easy, Affordable Recipes for Lifelong Health” (Page…

Maple syrup: It’s not just for pancakes

Maple syrup: It’s not just for pancakes

mcclatchyFebruary 2, 2021

By By Daniel Neman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch You may as well admit it. It’s nothing to be ashamed of. You do it. We all do it. When you cook with…

High-tech farming takes page from cannabis industry; AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

High-tech farming takes page from cannabis industry; AppHarvest starts shipping tomatoes

Associated PressJanuary 28, 2021

AppHarvest — an indoor farming company backed by Martha Stewart — thinks the agriculture sector is ripe for disruption. And now, its tomatoes are ripe for eating. The Morehead, Kentucky-based…

Boiled dinner sounds so much sexier in French: Pot au feu

Boiled dinner sounds so much sexier in French: Pot au feu

mcclatchyJanuary 27, 2021

By JeanMarie Brownson, Chicago Tribune In January, I dream of warmth. Sunning on the beach in Tulum, Mexico, a stroll through the Rosedal garden in Buenos Aires, sitting by the…

Keeping your cannabis fresh, from flower to oils

Keeping your cannabis fresh, from flower to oils

By Amber Rae Bouchard Having a storage solution for your bud not only extends its shelf life but it also contributes to better flavor, aroma and smoke-ability – and there…

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Get lost 2020: Some things to leave behind, with caveats

Associated PressDecember 9, 2020

Zoom, Zoom and Zoom. Masks, masks and masks. Sourdough starter and short-order cooking. In these “troubled times,” in our sweat pants and the isolation we endure “out of an abundance…

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

Mike Pence unveiled NASA’s 18 new astronauts, including 1st woman, next man on moon

Associated PressDecember 9, 2020

NASA has named the 18 astronauts — half of them women — who will train for its Artemis moon-landing program. The first woman and next man on the moon will…

Cannabis Gifts for the Holidaze

Cannabis Gifts for the Holidaze

Canadian Evergreen StaffNovember 19, 2020

By Ryan Hook It’s been a doozy of a year, especially for cannabis! With the holidays ramping up, let’s end the year with a toke. Whether you’re stocking up for…

The perfect on-the-go cannabis kit

The perfect on-the-go cannabis kit

Canadian Evergreen StaffNovember 10, 2020

By Ainsley Smith Whether you’re new to the world of smoking weed or you’re a seasoned pro, it’s crucial to ensure that you’re always prepared — whether you’re at home,…

Mars jumps out from the night sky across the West Coast

Mars jumps out from the night sky across the West Coast

Kendra CrightonOctober 10, 2020

With Mars at its brightest in 15 years and two full moons – October is a great month to look up. Mallory Thorp, a PhD student in the department of…

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe opens, without breaking any laws

Associated PressSeptember 21, 2020

HONG KONG — Cannabis may be illegal in Hong Kong, but a new cafe is offering a range of food and drinks that contain parts of the cannabis plant without…

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Here’s a COVID-19 compliant Cannanaskis tour to K-country

Canadian Evergreen StaffSeptember 17, 2020

Travellers looking for a unique kind of trip can now take a cannabis tour in the comfort of a tour van while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Kananaskis Country and…

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

There is probably going to be a new source of northern lights in Iqaluit

The Canadian PressSeptember 14, 2020

There are going to be new source of northern lights if Iqualuit city council get its way and the northern territory gets its first retail cannabis store. Iqaluit city council…

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

Researchers think THC in cannabis could treat deadly COVID complication

By Lucas Daprile The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — Top University of South Carolina researchers think the chemical in marijuana that induces a “high” may be effective in treating a potentially…

Head OutSide this summer for a Vancouver culinary adventure!

Head OutSide this summer for a Vancouver culinary adventure!

Jennifer BlythAugust 25, 2020

West Coast summer dining just got better! In an al fresco celebration made for summer, Tourism Vancouver, with community partners, invites you to sip and savour a taste of the…

Plan to hike and get high? Here’s some wisdom from the trail

Plan to hike and get high? Here’s some wisdom from the trail

As we near the end of summer, there are only so many more opportunities to get out and enjoy the wonders of nature before the weather turns cold. Whether it’s…